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Right thing at the right time and place

After his article in Dagens Nyheter concerning the rights of Muslim children and wishes regarding fasting in Ramadan towards the media and schools, the author was unsurprisingly overwhelmed with response, both positive and negative. Many Muslims recognized themselves in the

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Standing up for justice

A book is under construction that documents the dramatic events in Skurup and Staffanstorp during the years 2020. During that year, the two municipalities tried to ban the veil in schools, contrary to religious freedom and prevailing laws. The principal

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One of the most important days of the year

SDN 2021-01-06 Yesterday, February 4, was the “International Day of Human Fraternity”, an initiative stemming from an agreement between the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia and supported by senior representatives of other religions, including Pope Francis. The

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Molotov cocktail attack on a church in the suburbs of Stockholm

SDN 2021-01-21 On Tuesday, the church in Spånga was attacked with three Molotov cocktails placed at the church gate and window, resulting in thick smoke inside. The police cordoned off the church and its cemetery to carry out the necessary

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Press release regarding the visit of the genocide sites in Auchwitz and Srebrenica

The Scandinavian Council for Relations (SCR) participates in the historic visit with the delegation from the Muslim World League and a group of religious leaders from around the world to the extermination camp in Auschwitz, Poland; where more than two

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SCR held a consultative meeting with the Scandinavian ecclesiastical delegation

SDN 2019-09-24 The Scandinavian Council for Relations (SCR) held a consultative meeting with the Scandinavian ecclesiastical delegation of on Tuesday 2019-09-24. The meeting was in in order to expand their field of work and increase cooperation and exchange of experiences.

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The board of the Alazhar school gets sentenced to jail

SDN 2019-06-29 Four out of Alazharskolan’s management got their verdict from the district court where they were sentenced to between 2–4 years in prison. The underlying factors of the verdict were the protection of criminals and gross accounting breach. They

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Amani Loubani is a candidate for the EU- elections

SDN 2019-05-19 The politician from Malmö Amani Loubani (S) will be running for the EU-elections this year. Amani who’s originally from Palestine, is currently an active politician for the Socialdemocrats party. She came to Sweden as an eight-year-old and was

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Symposium on the students fast during Ramadan; its problems and solutions

SDN 2019-05-10Saturday the 4th of May 2019, Scandinavian Council for Relations-SCR in collaboration with the Swedish fatwa council held a symposium with the title of: “fasting students in Ramadan, needs and solutions”. Amongst those who participated were politicians from different

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Imam Fekri Hamad from Västerås has been taken into custody

SDN 2019-05-10 Tuesday the 7th of May 2019, imam Fekri Hamad from Västerås was arrested by SÄPO. Mr. Fekri  Hamad who is from a Palestinian origin was active as an imam in the city of Västerås at the time of

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